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© 2018 by Commanders' Weather.

Celebrating our 23rd Anniversary - 1996-2019

2018 Newport Bermuda Race

Commanders’ Weather has provided weather support to the winning yachts for the last 12 races (20+ years). Below summarizes our services for this year's
51st Newport Bermuda Race.

Race Forecast Packages

A total package is $495 and includes the following:


  • Gulf Stream map and discussion sent each week up to race week beginning around April 23

  • Each day from Tues, June 12  through Thurs June 14 you will receive a weather forecast for the entire race, sent to your email, including the latest Gulf Stream Analysis, surface weather maps going out 8 days, and routing suggestions

  • Fri June 15 - you will receive a final weather package including weather for the race, the final Gulf Stream from Dr. Walstad, surface weather maps, and routing.  This will be given on-site, in person before the general briefing.

    • The general briefing and continental breakfast will take place Friday morning for Commanders’ Weather clients in Newport, RI. The briefing will be conducted by Ken Campbell, Chelsea Carlson, and Dr. Len Walstad, followed by a question and answer period.


Additional options:

  • Private briefings on Thursday, June 14 with Chelsea or Ken to discuss the race
    *Sign up early, as spots are limited and fill up well in advance!* $100/ 30 min

  • Forecast and delivery back from Bermuda, including weather maps - $75 special pricing for our race subscribers only!

  • Return Gulf Stream analysis (can include Gulf Stream GRIB) $60

  • GFS ½ degree resolution GRIB files $40 each

  • Gulf Stream GRIB files - $40 each (or $320 for 10, and includes GS analysis for return)

Email us for more info or to sign up!